When Benjamin Grimm first uttered these words, it was his intent to pummel whatever evil menace that threatened humanity yet not even the all-knowing Watcher would've foreseen that such a battle cry would someday be meant for Ben and his "fantastic" teammates. No, this calamitous blow would not come within the pages of their long running Marvel publication. This blow was dealt by Hollywood where "The World's Greatest Comic Magazine" had its first excursion into the magical world of cinema in -- only to be abandoned by the studio that created it.
Bakshi is quoted as saying: Hunter had given the rights to a girlfriend of his. I spent three days with her trying to talk her into me animating it — she wanted to make a live-action of it — I kept telling her that a live-action would look like a bad cartoon but an animated version would be a great one.
She had a tremendous disdain for animators because it wasn't considered the top of Hollywood. Hunter also could not make her change her mind. So she made the pic with Johnny Depp who is a great actorand got the film I told her she would get — it would have been more real in a cartoon using Steadman's drawings.
Under pressure, Rhino countered by green-lighting the film and hiring Alex Cox to direct within a few days. Rhino did not want to commit to Gilliam in case he didn't work out.
I got kind of agitated about it, because I thought they were trying to put off doing it. So I began to charge them more I wanted to see the movie done, once it got started. The two actors were upset when producer Laila Nabulsi told them of Rhino's plans.
In retaliation, Depp and Gilliam locked Rhino out of the set during filming. John Malkovich was later considered for the role of Duke, but he grew too old as well.
At one point John Cusack was almost cast Cusack had previously directed the play version of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, with his brother playing Duke. Thompson met with Johnny Depp he became convinced that no one else could play him. When Cox and Davies started writing the screenplay, Depp and del Toro committed to starring in the film.
Gonzo is based on Thompson's friend Oscar Zeta Acostawho disappeared sometime in He was the "Chicano lawyer" notorious for his party binges. The lead actors undertook extraordinary preparations for their respective roles.
Not only is [the book] true, but there's more. And it was worse. During pre-production, Cox and producer Laila Nabulsi had "creative differences" and she forced Rhino to choose between her and Cox.
We sort of cannibalized the book.
Grisoni remembers, "I'd sit at the keyboard, and we'd talk and talk and I'd keep typing. Gonzo and the waitress of the North Star Coffee Lounge. The director said, "This is two guys who have gone beyond the pale, this is unforgivable — that scene, it's ugly.
My approach, rather than to throw it out, was to make that scene the low point. I don't want to apologize for this thing. It is what it is. If it's an accurate representation of that book, which I thought was an accurate representation of a particular time and place and people.
By keeping it set in the 70's, using the backdrop of the Vietnam War and a perceived loss of the American dreamoffers reasoning to the characters actions. The director said, "But there have been at least five previous attempts at adapting the book, and they all come from the book. They all use the same scenes.
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